The following churches submitted updates for their services June 29-July 5.
• Vandalia’s United Methodist Church has their Sewing Group meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 30.
On Sunday, July 3, Sunday School classes start at 8:45 a.m. followed by 10 a.m. Worship Service.
The office is closed on Monday, July 4 for Independence Day.
On Tuesday, July 5 the TOPS meeting will be held at 5 p.m.
The 6:45 p.m. Cub Scouts meeting is canceled. At 7 p.m., the Mexico Community Band will perform at Hardin Park in Mexico.
• Farber Baptist Church will have Discipleship Training and Prayer at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29.
On Sunday, July 3, Sunday School starts at 9:30 a.m. with Tom Prior as director. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. and features a patriotic service.
Choir practice starts at 6 p.m. with evening worship beginning at 6:30 p.m.
• Services at Friendship Baptist Church were great on the last Sunday in June. 42 were counted in Sunday School, And about 65 were in attendance for morning worship.
On Wednesday, June 29, at 7 p.m., Pastor Forman will lead a brief scripture lesson on prayer followed by the weekly interactive prayer service. Also, at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, Mrs. Kristy Schott leads the “Patch the Pirate Club” (PPC). PPC is for children from ages 4-12. In PPC, children sing scripture songs, participate an age appropriate Bible study and other Bible activities. Mrs. Kristy Schott is assisted by Mrs. Virginia Rivers. Bro. Ron Schott leads the Youth Group each Wednesday at 7 p.m. and he is assisted by Bro. Alan Larson.
We invite you to join us this week for Bible Study. Sunday School begins each week at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship begins at 10:45 a.m., when our pastor will bring a challenging message straight from the Bible. The worship service will feature songs from the hymnbook. This Sunday morning special music will be presented by a member of the congregation prior to the morning message.
On Sunday evening at 6 p.m., Pastor Forman will bring another message of encouragement. Special music will be presented by a member of the congregation prior to the evening message. GA’s will also meet at 6 p.m. The GA’s are led by Mrs. Valory Wright.
For more information regarding the ministries of Friendship Baptist Church visit the church website www.friendshipbaptistmexico.net.
Please call the church office 573-581-4038 for information, recordings of our services, or to arrange transportation to our services.
• The First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia will be holding Sunday School at 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 3.
A New Member Class meets at the same time.
Worship is at 10 a.m.
Ushers will be Deana Bybee and Justin Hopke.
Greeters are Jewell Hammett and Doris Ray.